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January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

January 16, 2018
2:20 PM
Learn how to get your site to the top of Google on Tuesday, Jan. 30 during a webinar exclusively for IA&B members.
January 16, 2018
2:05 PM
Please verify your agency staff listing by Friday, Jan. 19 to ensure that you receive an accurate dues invoice.
January 16, 2018
1:50 PM

Without congressional action, authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Friday, Jan. 19.

January 10, 2018
3:35 PM

Stay in the know about the latest employment-related announcements – whether you handle HR for your agency or advice your commercial lines customers on human resources.

January 10, 2018
2:50 PM

Definitions, requirements and exemptions are among the changes to the Maryland’s data breach law, which took effect Jan. 1. The law applies to resident and non-resident agencies with customers in Maryland.

January 10, 2018
2:10 PM

Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event on April 18-19 in Washington, D.C., where you can educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your customers.

January 10, 2018
12:50 PM
If you meet the requirements spelled out by the Department of Insurance, you may no longer need to send annual privacy notices to your customers.
January 9, 2018
1:10 PM

Open up your career and earning potential with a prestigious CIC designation – a true mark of excellence. CIC Institutes pick up again next month.

January 9, 2018
12:30 PM

Leverage the national branding power of Trusted Choice® – which is featured on CNBC Primetime’s hit show “Billion Dollar Buyer.”

December 13, 2017
2:10 PM
Educate your customers on auto insurance liability limits – what they mean and how to select them – with help from our vetted consumer content (updated to reflect Delaware’s newly updated minimum limits).
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December 13, 2017
10:45 AM

A reminder to all Pennsylvania surplus lines licensees: Your 2017 gross premium surplus lines tax payment and form are due by the end of January, regardless of whether or not you wrote any business last year. 

December 12, 2017
4:35 PM

Congress tossed a life raft to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with passage of a two-week program extension. Now all eyes are on U.S. House-passed bill which would sink agent commissions. 

December 12, 2017
4:20 PM
Anything you say (or don’t say) on your website can and will be used against you in a court of law. Learn the do's and don'ts for agency websites. 
December 12, 2017
3:20 PM

Stay in the know about the latest employment regulations – whether you handle HR for your agency or advise your commercial lines customers on human resources.

December 12, 2017
9:55 AM

Know how to advise your customers about liquor liability based on state-specific law and case law.

December 6, 2017
2:30 PM
As U.S. House and Senate Republicans work to negotiate a final version of their sweeping tax reform legislation, find out what changes may be in store for independent agencies.
December 6, 2017
2:25 PM
If you have any policies still placed with Guarantee Insurance Company, they will expire on Dec. 27, 2017 at the latest. The company is under an order of liquidation in Florida, its state of domicile.
December 6, 2017
2:05 PM
Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Dover.
December 6, 2017
10:00 AM

Reduce your E&O risk by educating your customers about earthquake coverage – namely, how most standard property insurance policies don’t cover it – in the aftermath of last week’s East Coast shake-up.

December 5, 2017
2:30 PM
Reminder: The state’s minimum auto liability limits will increase next week – a long-overdue adjustment, championed by our association.
November 30, 2017
2:45 PM

If you write workers’ compensation, take note: The Insurance Commissioner approved three DCRB filings that take effect Dec. 1 – including one that establishes a new mandatory endorsement.

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November 30, 2017
12:50 PM

Nearly a dozen policy changes and over 40 endorsement changes are on their way for the ISO Personal Auto program.

November 29, 2017
1:45 PM

As the U.S. Senate moves quickly toward a tax-reform vote, insurance industry stakeholders and key lawmakers share concerns.

November 28, 2017
4:15 PM
Try one of our seven live CE webinars in December. Led by nationally renowned faculty, each is a convenient way to learn and earn three CE credits (sans exam!).
November 15, 2017
2:00 PM

The U.S. House this week passed NFIP reauthorization and flood insurance reform legislation – legislation that could bring much-needed stability to the market but negatively impact agents’ bottom line.

November 14, 2017
3:15 PM

NFIP policyholders with increased cost of compliance coverage (ICC) are in for a surprise – a previously unannounced premium rate increase.

November 14, 2017
2:10 PM
There’s still time for a variety professional training – from CISR seminars to a CIC institute, E&O risk management courses to a pre-licensing preparation class – during the final weeks of the year.
November 14, 2017
1:40 PM

Nearly $1 billion in benefits from life insurance policies are unclaimed. If your customers suspect they are beneficiaries of lost policies or annuities, steer them toward the locator tool endorsed by state regulators.